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Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projects

Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projects

A dam failure at a British Columbia mine shows what could happen at proposed near-border mines. But some tribal governments strongly support development.
Fairbanks station stays with APRN — for now

Fairbanks station stays with APRN — for now

KUAC-FM in Fairbanks will not leave the Alaska Public Radio Network, at least not for a couple months.…

Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’

Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’

British Columbia’s Environment Ministry says water that poured out of a massive mine-tailings pond Aug. 4 appears to be safe.…

Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?

Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?

Monday’s tailings dam failure could threaten Southeast Alaska salmon fisheries. Critics say similar dams closer to the border could suffer the same fate.…

Roads, ferries, airports: Meetings spotlight Southeast transportation plan

Roads, ferries, airports: Meetings spotlight Southeast transportation plan

Southeast Alaskans can learn more about regional transportation projects at a series of meetings starting Aug. 6.…

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B.C. gives KSM mine environmental OK

B.C. gives KSM mine environmental OK

A controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan just won environmental approval from the British Columbia…

Is the Tongass key to slowing climate change?

Is the Tongass key to slowing climate change?

The Tongass National Forest is in the crosshairs of environmental organizations again. Two large coalitions are pressuring the…

BC’s KSM mine nears environmental approval

BC’s KSM mine nears environmental approval

Canadian environmental officials have given provisional approval to a controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan.…

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from Congress

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from Congress

A bill allowing traditional gull-egg harvests in Glacier Bay is on its way to the president’s desk. …

B.C. mines get financial boost, one to open soon

B.C. mines get financial boost, one to open soon

Canadian investors are putting millions of new dollars into mining projects near the Southeast Alaska border. Critics say…

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